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If You’re Still in Need of a Last-Minute Gift, We’ve Got You Covered! This Guide Features Several Items We’d be Thrilled to Gift and Get, and They’re All Found at Shops Within Our City

December 2019

By Mallory Evans Jacobson

It’s Personal

Grab a few of these cheerful initialed mugs for a gift that will be appreciated with each steaming cup of joe. Then up the ante by including a couple of bags of the recipient’s favorite coffee, and you’ll really have a winning gift. Retail: $14 each. Anthropologie. 330 San Lorenzo Avenue, 305-443-0021.

About Face

Luxury home décor shop Violetas offers an array of unique gifts from coveted designers like Missoni and L’Objet. This season, they’re also making available Jonathan Adler’s latest accessories, including the Gilded Large Dora Maar Vase, which would be a stellar addition to any room of the house. Retail: $475. Violetas Home Design, 221 Miracle Mile, 305-381-0711.

Open Book

Swing by Books & Books and you’ll find a tome for everyone on your list. In celebration of last month’s Miami Book Fair, the shop is highlighting titles from an array of heralded au- thors and has many signed copies available, some of which are shown here.
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, 305-442-4408.

Makes Scents

You can’t go wrong with a set of miniature candles from Jo Malone London, even for the person who has it all. Available now at Bluemercury, the collection includes five enchanting scents, including one of the line’s most popular fragrances, Nectarine Blossom & Honey, as well as festive Frosted Cherry & Clove.
Retail: $100. Bluemercury, 317 Miracle Mile, 305-476-1180.

Crystal Clear

Designed by sculptor Arik Levy for Lasvit, these angular vessels create multiple reflections during the day and at night, blurring the lines between design and art. They are available in five hues at Luminaire’s Ponce de Leon Boulevard showroom and would look stunning alone
or in a cluster.
Retail: $515-$720. Luminaire, 2331 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-448-7367.